DreamHack Hyderabad 2022: Events, Schedule, Guests, Tickets, More
Here is everything you need to know about DreamHack India 2022.
DreamHack has finally returned to India after three years with DreamHack Hyderabad 2022, all set to take place in the city of pearls from 4th to 6th November at the Hitex Exhibition Centre - Hall No. 1 and 3.
The tournament was initially supposed to take place two years ago in Oct-Nov 2020 but was postponed to 2021 along with other DreamHack festivals. Unfortunately, the event could not be accommodated that year and was further pushed to take place in 2022.
Thankfully the tournament was finalized to take place in November and would be opening its gates to gamers from all over the country this weekend.
DreamHack Hyderabad 2022: Complete Details
It is going to be an action-packed weekend at Dreamhack Hyderabad 2022 which offers something for all kinds of gamers. Here is everything you need to know about the annual esports and gaming festival to plan things out in advance!
: 4th Nov (Friday) to 6th Nov (Sun)
: Hall No. 1 and 3, Hitex Exhibition Centre
: Opens on 4th Nov, 9:00 AM | Closes on 6th Nov, 20:00
: Opens 4th-6th Nov, 9:00 AM | Closes 4th-6th Nov, 20:00
Activities at DreamHack Hyderabad 2022
There are going to be a lot of things to do at the event. Here is a quick rundown of all of them.
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is what sets DreamHack apart from other gaming events around the world, providing special ticket bearers the permission to bring their own gaming devices to the venue and set them up for the entire duration.
BYOD Timings - Opens: 4th Nov, 9:00 | Closes: 6th Nov, 20:00
There will be special BYOD LAN tournaments across various Mobile and PC titles with varying prize pools.
PC Titles - CS:GO, PUBG PC, Rocket League, Dota 2, Overwatch 2, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege
Total Prize Pool - INR 2,55,000
Mobile Titles - Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, BrawlStars, Pokemon Unite, Call of Duty Mobile
Total Prize Pool - INR 2,00,000
Console Games - Rocket League, FIFA
Total Prize Pool - INR 45,000
Interested streamers and content creators can livestream right from the venue to all their audience members, while also getting a chance to interact with other top personalities.
All those interested can 'Sign Up as Streamer' and fill the form to be granted permission for the same.
All those who are fans of the mobile battle royale PUBG New State are in for a pleasant surprise as 10 matches will take place daily featuring a total prize pool of INR 5,00,000.
10 daily matches | 16 teams in each match
With Grandmasters and influencers in attendance, the DreamHack Blitz and Rapid Chess Tournament are going to be open competitions for all those in attendance with a total prize pool of INR 20,00,000.
DreamHack Rapid | INR 7,50,000
15 mins + 10 secs increment (Fischer Mode)
Swiss League - 9 rounds
DreamHack Blitz | INR 2,50,000
3 mins + 2 secs increment (Fischer Mode)
Swiss League - 11 rounds
Comedian Over The Board | INR 5,00,000
Tanmay Bhat, Samay Raina, Sagar Shah, Biswa Kalyan, Joel D’souza, Anirban Dasgupta, Vaibhav Sethia, Manik Mahna, Sumit Sourav
Deathmatch 2.0 | INR 5,00,000
D. Gukesh (India Rank 2) vs Arjun Erigaisi (India Rank 3)
Bullet, Blitz, Rapid, Blindfold, Chess960, No Castling, More
One of the longest running fighting tournament, KO Fight Night, returns with DreamHack Hyderabad 2022 featuring a total prize pool of INR 4,50,000 split across three different titles - Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
Attendees will be able to meet some of India's biggest gaming and esports personalities, top creators, and popular influencers at the event. There will also be a dedicated picture and autograph sessions with Team 8Bit Creatives.
Influencers at DreamHack Hyderabad 2022 are as follows,
Animesh "Thug" Agarwal
Naman "Mortal" Mathur
Lokesh "8bit Goldy" Jain
Payal "Payal Gaming" Dhaare
Harmandeep "Mavi" Singh
Raj "Snax" Varma
Ketan "K18" Patel
Yash "Viper" Soni
Siddhant "Sid" Joshi
Tanmay “Scout” Singh
Kaashvi "Kaashvi" Hiranandani
Krutika "Krutika" Ojha
Aman "AMAN" Jain
Mukul "Mafia" Anchal
Mrinmoy "Mercy" Lahkar
Kamal "Akshu" Kumar
Saloni "Mili" Kandalgaonkar
These are just some of the creators, streamers, and influencers who will be present at the venue across all three days of the event.
Those interested in competing for the crown of the best cosplayer can do so at the event by taking part in daily exhibitions and competing for a total prize pool of INR 1,50,000 - daily cosplay winners will recieve INR 50,000.
Cosplayers can sign up for the same by clicking here - DreamHack Hyderabad 2022 - Cosplay Competition.
Those with grooves and the moves can break a leg with friends and family at the Just Dance Arcade featuring a total prize pool of INR 15,000.
This includes both table-top and retro games like Carrom, Pacman, UNO, Contra, and more. All ticket holders are eligible to play and participate in these games.
Ticket Information for DreamHack Hyderabad 2022
The tickets for the event are live and have been segregated into three different categories, so those interested in attending the esports festival can purchase them according to their own needs.
This is a three day pass which grants participation access for all activities taking place at the festival.
Additionally, you can also bring your own gaming device (Phone/Computer/Console) and participate in the BYOD Lan tournaments.
You will be provided with a dedicated space which includes a desk and a chair to house your gaming setup.
Doors for BYOD open on 4th Nov at 9:00 AM and seating is based on a first come, first serve basis.
This is a three day pass which grants participation access for all activities taking place at the festival which includes open tournaments, esports, cosplay, meet & greet, and more.
This is a single day pass for Day 1/2/3 of the festival on 4th/5th/6th November. It grants participation access to all activities at the festival which includes all open tournaments, esports, cosplay, and more.
All the tickets mentioned above are available and can be purchased from the portals mentioned below,
It will be interesting to see how the DreamHack Hyderabad 2022 turns out as it is taking place after a gap of three years and is supported by the government of Telangana.